The Yixing ceramic snuff bottle of elegant cylindrical form, covered in an attractive mottled glaze. Coral stopper in the form of a flower and metal spoon. The wood snuff bottle similarly of cylindrical form, but rounded and ribbed. The lobed sections on the sides join together at the base ring giving the image of a flower. The stopper of glass in the form of a flower; wood spoon. Both bottles complement each other very well.
Dimensions: HEIGHT (with stopper) approximately 8 – 8.5 CM
Condition: Both in excellent condition
Provenance: French private collection, formerly collection of John Ault – known for the publication on snuff bottles from Robert Kleiner: ‘Chinese Snuff Bottles from the Collection of John Ault’ (1990)